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Funny Silent Quotes
Funny Quotes about Silent

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Our lives begin to end the day we become silent
about things that matter.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

Donkey, you HAVE the right to remain silent.
What you lack, is the capacity.
- said by Shrek in the movie Shrek 2

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool,
than to speak and remove all doubt.
- sometimes attributed to Mark Twain, Abraham Lincoln, or Samuel Johnson


 

Too often the strong, silent man is silent only because
he does not know what to say, and is reputed strong
only because he has remained silent.
- Winston Churchill

All tyranny needs to gain a foothold
is for people of good conscience to remain silent.
- Thomas Jefferson

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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Let us be silent, that we may
hear the whispers of the gods.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

There are two ways of attaining an important end,
force and perseverance; the silent power of the latter
grows irresistible with time.
- Anne Sophie Swetchine

Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.
- Plutarch

I often regret that I have spoken;
never that I have been silent.
- Publilius Syrus

The career of a sage is of two kinds:
He is either honored by all in the world,
Like a flower waving its head,
Or else he disappears into the silent forest.
- Lao Tzu

Use what talents you possess.
The woods would be very silent
if no birds sang there,
except those that sang best.
- Henry Van Dyke

THE fog comes
on little cat feet.
It sits looking
over harbor and city
on silent haunches
and then moves on.
- Carl Sandburg

Music expresses that which can not be said
and on which it is impossible to be silent.
- Victor Hugo

It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

I close my eyes, then I drift away, into the magic night I softly say.
A silent prayer, like dreamers do, then I fall asleep
to dream my dreams of you.
- Roy Orbison

I like the silent church before the service begins,
better than any preaching.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sometimes one creates a dynamic impression
by saying something,
and sometimes one creates as significant
an impression by remaining silent.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

We will not walk in fear, one of another.
We are not descended from fearful men,
Not from men who feared to write, to speak,
To associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
This is no time... to keep silent.
- Edward R. Murrow

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

We call that person who has lost his father,
an orphan; and a widower that man who has lost his wife.
But that man who has known the immense unhappiness of losing a friend,
by what name do we call him? Here every language is
silent and holds its peace in impotence.
- Joseph Roux

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion,
who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement,
who can tolerate not knowing...
not healing, not curing...
that is a friend who cares.
- Henri Nouwen

The beauty we love is very silent.
It smiles softly to itself, but never speaks.
- Richard Le Gallienne

President Bush has been silent on Schwarzenegger.
Of course, he can't pronounce Schwarzenegger.
- David Letterman

In time of war the laws are silent.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

I am naturally taciturn, and became a silent and attentive listener.
- William Hamilton Maxwell

Love is the silent saying and saying of a single name.
- Mignon McLaughlin

Designs in connection with postage stamps and coinage may be described,
I think, as the silent ambassadors on national taste.
- William Butler Yeats

I find it next to impossible to remain politely silent
when people prate to me about the glory of being given
another chance to live happily ever after!
- Mercedes McCambridge

No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs.
No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps.
- Steve Forbes

In silent movies, they tended to put the camera down,
and everybody walked in front of it and acted,
and then they all walked off.
Cutting was quite infrequent.
- Bruce Beresford

Silent gratitude isn't very much to anyone.
- Gertrude Stein

Solitude, though it may be silent as light,
is like light, the mightiest of agencies;
for solitude is essential to man.
All men come into this world alone and leave it alone.
- Thomas de Quincey

When you are modelling, you are creating a picture,
a still life, perhaps something like a silent film.
You convey emotion but you are only using your body.
- Helena Christensen

On our watch, the conversation with a would-be suicide
bomber will not begin with the words,
'You have the right to remain silent.'
- Mitt Romney

When you work you are a flute through whose heart the
whispering of the hours turns to music.
Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent,
when all else sings together in unison?
- Khalil Gibran

He who is silent must be agreed with,
for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon,
without the winds of conversation to shoulder them.
- Bryant H. McGill

Today's white majority is largely silent about the race question.
- Constance Baker Motley

We need to ditch the idea that there is any value in
the strong and silent man being in any way attractive.
Being silent isn't being strong, it's being a victim.
- Jane Powell

Usually the modest person passes for someone reserved,
the silent for a sullen person.
- Horace

The lark that shuns on lofty boughs to build,
Her humble nest, lies silent in the field.
- Edmund Waller

I think it better that in times like these a poet's mouth be silent,
for in truth we have no gift to set a statesman right.
- William Butler Yeats

When I work I am pure as an angel tiger and clear is
my eye and hot my brain and silent all the whining
grunting piglets of the appetites.
- Marge Piercy

Of every noble work the silent part is best,
of all expression that which can not be expressed.
- William Wetmore Story

Tears are the silent language of grief.
- Voltaire

We can lie in the language of dress or try to tell the truth;
but unless we are naked and bald,
it is impossible to be silent.
- Alison Lurie

I see no reason to keep silent about my enjoyment of
the sound of my own voice as I work.
- Muriel Spark

Blue, green, grey, white, or black; smooth,
ruffled, or mountainous; that ocean is not silent.
- H. P. Lovecraft

One learns in life to keep silent and draw one's own confusions.
- Cornelia Otis Skinner

Books are the carriers of civilization.
Without books, history is silent, literature dumb,
science crippled, thought and speculation at a standstill.
- Barbara Tuchman

When the men are silent, it is our duty to raise our
voices in behalf of our ideals.
- Clara Zetkin

I think that one's art is a growth inside one.
I do not think one can explain growth.
It is silent and subtle.
One does not keep digging up a plant to see how it grows.
- Emily Carr

Women like silent men.
They think they're listening.
- Marcel Achard

Speak for yourself and from yourself,
or be silent.
- George Henry Lewes

Although your knowledge is weak and small,
you need not be silent: since you cannot be judges be at least witnesses.
- Franz Grillparzer

Civilization is a conspiracy.
Modern life is the silent compact of comfortable folk to keep up pretences.
- John Buchan

The Silent Service is all together too silent.
It's important to begin to highlight the critical importance
of the Silent Service to our national security.
- Rob Simmons

A yawn is a silent shout.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Every life is a profession of faith,
and exercises an inevitable and silent influence.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

When I'm actually assembling a scene,
I assemble it as a silent movie.
Even if it's a dialog scene, I lip read what people are saying.
- Walter Murch

I was silent as a child, and silenced as a young woman;
I am taking my lumps and bumps for being a big mouth,
now, but usually from those whose opinion I don't respect.
- Sandra Cisneros

If an ordinary person is silent, it may be a tactical maneuver.
If a writer is silent, he is lying.
- Jaroslav Seifert

Men spend their whole lives showing that they're strong and silent.
They fight for independence the way women struggle to connect.
- George Weinberg

Death not merely ends life, it also bestows upon it a silent completeness,
snatched from the hazardous flux to which all things human are subject.
- Hannah Arendt

Great joy, especially after a sudden change of circumstances,
is apt to be silent, and dwells rather in the heart than on the tongue.
- Henry Fielding

The silent majority really is a liberal majority,
even though the word liberal has taken a real beating
over the last 20 years by radical conservatives.
- Robert Reich

And soon, too soon, we part with pain,
To sail o'er silent seas again.
- Thomas Moore

We can hear the silent voice of the spiritual universe within our own hearts.
- Ruth St.
Denis


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